Thursday, December 6, 2012

St Nicholas

in your great love
you gave your servant NICHOLAS
a perpetual name for deeds of kindness on land and sea.
Grant that your Church may never cease to work
for the happiness of children,
the safety of sailors,
the relief of the poor
and the help of those who are tossed
by tempests of doubt or grief;
through JESUS CHRIST our LORD,
who lives and reigns with you and the HOLY SPIRIT,
one GOD, now and for ever.

Anglican collect from For All the Saints: Prayers and Readings for Saints' Days, copyright © 1994 General Synod of the Anglican Church in Canada. Used by permission.

1 comment:

Mr. Mcgranor said...

Is revering 'saints' a must?